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The Sustainable Tourism Solutions Expo 2019 is coming soon!

Calling all tourism and hospitality professionals in the Lao PDR that want to make a change for the better! The Sustainable Tourism Solutions Expo 2019 is coming to Crowne Plaza Vientiane, this 27-28 September! The STSE 2019 is Laos’ one and only specialised fair for the tourism industry to celebrate, explore and exhibit the latest trends, insights, and tech in sustainable tourism and hospitality practices and products locally and worldwide.

Are you considering improving your enterprise with eco-friendly cleaning products, toiletries, and plastic-free packaging? Seeking locally-produced substitutes to imported food and beverages, and want to connect with local suppliers? Want to discover the latest technology in wastewater treatment systems, energy saving, and water conservation? Would you like to learn how your business can benefit from supporting and contributing to community development/social initiatives?

If this sounds like you, please join us at the Sustainable Tourism Solutions Expo 2019!

This is the event’s 2nd year running, and first time being hosted in Vientiane Capital. Last year’s event took place in Luang Prabang, and generated over one hundred new business deals for exhibitors.Those confirmed for this year include:  Agroasie Group Co., LTD Organic Farm ; Asia One Resort Supply; BambooLao; Ban Lue Handicrafts and Homestay; Bolaven Plateau Coffee Producers Cooperative CPC; Chocolate Dream by Mikaël; DakDae Shop;Dual-Cooperative Training (DCT) Service Center ; Econoxlaos; Elephant Conservation Center; Epurtek; Friends International (Peuan Mit); Thavixok Rattan House LTD; GAEBI; Gaia-Vita Bio Fertilizers; Green Discovery Laos; Greener Laos; Kinnari Tea; KV Solar Shop; Lao Disabled Women’s Development Centre; Lao Natural; Skills for Tourism; Les Artisans Lao; LP Green Organic; Ma Te Sai; Mai Savanh Lao Co. Ltd; MEG (Quality Product Supply); Mulberries; Nakai Nam Theun National Park; WCS / Nam Et-Phou Louey National Park; Namkat Yorlapa; Namkhan Project; Na Xao Botanicals; Ock Pop Tok; Panyanivej Organic Farm; Pankham Jampa Holdings; RefillMyBottle; Sabaidee Investment Trading Export-Import Co., Ltd; Saffron Coffee Company; Saoban Handcrafts; Saigon Water and Enviroment Co., Ltd. (SAWAEN); Saya Brand; Shopping-D; Slow Forest Coffee; SME Service Center; Soap4Life Foundation; TerraClear; Thaan Fun Organic Farm; Tricontinental Trading Co., Ltd; Urban Service Office ; Waste Pro Collection; The Weaving Sisters; and Xao Ban Group.

Not only will visitors be able to check out over fifty booths of businesses and initiatives related to the tourism sector, they can also learn from product demonstrations, and attend symposia on a variety of cutting edge topics, led by a host of local and international tourism professionals and experts. From how to effectively integrate sustainability in your business to finding and keeping great employees, these symposia could change the way you approach sustainability within your business.

When: 27 – 28 September 2019 (10am – 5pm)
Where: Crowne Plaza Vientiane
Entrance: Free and open to the public!
Find out more and register for event updates here: tinyurl.com/STSE19

Organizing partners include the Tourism Development Department, Tourism Management Department, Tourism Marketing Department – Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Lao Association of Travel Agents (LATA), the Lao Hotel and Restaurant Association (LHRA), the Small and Medium Enterprises Service Centre (SSC) operated by the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (Ministry of Industry and Commerce) and the Regional Economic Integration of Laos into ASEAN – Trade and Entrepreneurship Development (RELATED) Project of the Lao-German Development Cooperation.

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